Executive Coordinator & Assistant

Our Company:

Tanimura & Antle is an employee-owned family farming business with a four-generation legacy and a passionate commitment to growing premium quality produce.  As one of the largest independent vegetable growers in the United States, Tanimura & Antle farms more than 36,000 acres of rich, fertile farmland and ships a full line of premium fresh conventional, organic and greenhouse grown produce products throughout the nation.

We are looking for employees that fit into the Tanimura & Antle culture and want to have an impact on our growth and success.  We believe in, and are committed to, creating a sustainable future through innovation throughout our operations. 

 

Our Mission:  To “Consistently provide our customers fresh and healthy premium produce with superior customer service that meets and exceeds their quality and value expectations”

 

Our Vision:  To “Operate as a highly innovative company, sustainably growing, while enhancing the lives of all through employee ownership and customer inspired partnerships”

 

The Role:  We are continuing to grow a talented team of individuals to execute our corporate company vision.  This is a newly established role that will focus on supporting the CEO & President with strategic time management, meeting preparation and other executive projects.   

 

Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Acts as a strategic, time management advisor to the CEO & President to collaborate and prioritize tasks, responsibilities and projects to make the best use of time
  • Assists with managing the CEO & President’s calendar to schedule meetings with employees, customers, vendors and other stakeholders.
  • Adhoc assignments and projects as assigned by the CEO. Owning, managing and ensure the completion of those projects.
  • Ensures timely and effective completion of projects and initiatives of the CEO & President
  • Drafts letters, emails, reports and other correspondence in support of the CEO & President
  • Supports CEO & President in key meetings by taking notes and creating follow up action items
  • Acts as the liaison between the CEO & President and other executives, clients, employees and stakeholders to ensure consistent, timely communication and ensuring involvement and/or decision making at the proper time
  • Creates, recommends and maintains systems and processes where applicable to streamline time management and create efficiency
  • Works cross functionally throughout the company to assist with corporate assigned projects as needed.
  • Works cross functionally with appropriate executive leadership and departments to prepare presentations for meetings for the CEO & President
  • Assists with booking travel, scheduling meetings and preparing for meetings on behalf of the CEO & President
 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor Degree. Concentration in Agriculture Business, Business Administration or a similar field. 
  • 3+ years in a business or executive management role
  • Track record of organizing and directing multiple teams, stakeholders, high energy groups and executives
  • Ability to accept adhoc assignments and projects as assigned by the CEO by owning, managing and ensure the completion.
  • Skillset in preparing misc. reports, meeting notes and task lists
  • Ability to arrange travel plans as required
  • Highly organized, motivated and enthusiastic
  • Highly computer literate with skill in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills are essential

 

Ideal candidate:

  • Loves to work with people and communicate collaboratively to accomplish common goals
  • Self-motivated to continually improve and add value, even if it is outside of their job description
  • Ability to trouble shoot and provide solutions
  • Ability to plan ahead and predict problems by being observant to the little things that make a big difference
  • Enjoys being a team player and being part of a collective effort

 

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